Warbird Collection Part 1 Photo CD Review
|Date of Review||March 2007||Title||Warbird Collection Part 1|
|ISBN||None||Format||165 very high resolution JPEGs|
Aero Research has released their fourth photo reference CD, this covering a variety of warbirds from a wide range of dates. This title wasn't originally on their release list, but they've clearly acquired quite an impressive collection to publish.
Note: I've received a number of requests to post a complete image of one of these CDs online, you can access that here.
Once again I used my image browser to scan through the aircraft on the disc and I was quite impressed with the selection of aircraft. In this release, there are an impressive number of aircraft that I don't believe are still flying today. When you see the subjects, you'll be amazed at the variety of warbirds that were around a few decades ago. These include one or more of:
- A6M Zero (still around!)
- AF-2 Guardian
- B-25 Mitchell
- C-121 Constellation
- C-125 (now at Pima Air Museum)
- Draken (Mach Two Flight Services)
- F-100D (ex-Turkish AF)
- F-104 'Red Baron' (lost during record attempt)
- F-4C (Flight Systems)
- F-8K Crusader
- F4F Wildcat
- F4U Corsair
- F6F Hellcat
- F7F Tigercat
- F8F Bearcat
- F9F-2 Panther
- FJ-4 Fury
- HU-16 Albatross
- N2S Stearman
- and MANY more
For the modeler, you'll see lots of good details and color information for replicating warbirds for a change of pace. For the enthusiast and modeler alike, you can browse through a nice variety of high-resolution images of some very nice aircraft!
According to the publisher, future subjects include: USN/USMC A-4 Skyhawks, USAF F-4 Phantoms, Reno Unlimiteds 1964-1974, Thud: F-105 Thunderchiefs, and F-8 Crusaders Part 1. Each title will be released in two-month intervals.
This is a nice selection of imagery that you won't find available in such clarity and size. This title is recommended!
My sincere thanks to Aero Research for this review sample!